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MARCH 1983 Vol . 60 No. 718

Publisher & Editor ANTHONY POLLARD

Editorial M ana ger QUITA CHAVEZ

Audio Editor JOHN BORWICK

A udi o Con sultant JOHN GILBERT

Adverti sement Co-ordinator

DERMOT JONES

Cir culation Manager STEPHEN PRESCOTT

Subs cript ion Manager

LILIAN SHERER

Deputy Publish er & Advertisement Director

BARRY IRVING

CONTRI BUTORS

NICHOLAS ANDERSON

DENIS ARNOLD

MARY BERRY ALAN BLYTH WILLIAM A CHISLETT

JOAN CHISSELL

JOHN DUARTE DAV ID FALLOWS

lAIN FENLON ROGER FISKE ROBIN GOLDING EDWA RD GREENFIELD

MAX HARRISON TREVOR HARVEY GEOFFREY HORN

ANDREW LAMB ROBERT LAYTON MALCOLM MACDONALD

IVAN MAR CH MICH A EL OLIVER RICHARD OSBORNE STEPHEN PLAISTOW GORDON REYNOLDS

STANLEY SADIE LIONEL SALTER

JOHN STEANE JOHN WAR RAC K ARNOLD WHITTALL

Incorp orating CASSETTES & CARTRIDGES

CONTENTS986IndextoReviews

987 New Record and Cassette Releases 987 Corres pondence 100 1 Th e New Sound System : A beginner's guide by John Borw ick 1021 Classical Compac t D isc Rele ase 1025 Here and There w i th Edward Greenfield . A ndrew Keener and Alan Sanders 1026 Popular Compact DIsc Rel eases 1026 Edi tor ial Notes 1026 Contributor' s Note

REVIEWS1003 1033 106 3 1068 1076 1084 1086 1086 1089 1090 109 1

Co mpact Disc Reviews Orch estra l Chamber Music Inst ru mental Ch oral and So ng Opera Hi stor ic al - Vocal Con t inuin g Co ntour Cla ss ics Nights at th e Round Table Cassette Commentary Bookshe lf

AUDIO1092SoundsinRetrospect- a panel revie w 1093 A V isit to Goodmans by Geoffrey Horn

Equip ment Reviews : 1094 Hafler DH -11 0 preamplifier 1095 Hafler DH -2 20 stereo power amplifier 1096 Shackman M ini stati c loud spe aker 1097 New Prod ucts

FRONT COVER Pictured this month is the new Digital Compact Disc. A 12 -page introductory fe ature to the new sou nd system sta rts on page 1001 With a te ch ni ca l description by J oh n Borw ick followed by seve n pages of disc rev iews and reviews of four CD pla yers.

NEXT MONTH Stanley Sadie con tr ibut es another Ear ly Music Retro spect nex t month an d in the Audi o sec ti o n wil l be a rep ort o n the "A udio 83 " show an d reviews of the Keesonic 701 A loudspeaker as well as three mov ing- coi l ca rtridge s.

The April 1983 iss ue of GRAMOPHONE w ill be published on Wednesday March 30th GRAMOPHONE is published by General Gramophone Publications Limited 177-17 9 Kenton Roa d Harrow Middlesex HA3 OHA (telephone 01-907 4476) Tra de Sales Counter 23-27 Tudor Street Lond on EC4 Y OHR (telephone 01-583 9199) GRAMOPHONE is published on Ihe Wednesday nearesl 10 Ih e 151 o f each month and IS available from alf newsagents and bO~kstalls. Annual subscrip tions: s~e page 1104: US air speeded rate S32·50, second class pos tage paid New York US mallmg agents: Expediters 01 the P'J{I ted Word Ltd.. 527 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022. Printed in England by Warmoughs Limited. Idle. Bradford: and London. Wh ilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracv of statements wichin this magazine. we canno t accep t respo nsibilitv for any errors or omissions, or for matters ariSin g from clerical or printers ' errors. or an advertiser ,:ot completing hiS contract. Ir is requested tha t all lett ers to the Editor requiring a persona! rep lv should be accompamed by a stamped addressed enve!ope. Subscribers. bOth at home and abroad. afe req uested to advise change of address details to our Subscliption Department at leas t five weeks prior to the change becoming effecllve. ISSN 0017-31 OX © General Gramophone Publi ca ti ons Ltd. - 1983

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